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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
NOTICE. —We, the untiersiigncd, citizens ami merchunts of San Francisco, being of opinion that the formation here of a Chamber of Commerce, similar to those existing in the yruul Atlautic. cities, would greatly lw neiit the irade of this territory generally, and of San Francisco in particular, by enabling the commercial and trading interests to combine for the promotion of measures tending to such a result; ami would further prove oi great advantage by allording the community a tribunal of arbitration, in which disputes arising out of mercantile trim-nations, be arranged on equitable bases, thus avoiding the expenses and delays of litigation, request all persons taking an interest in this matter, to meet us at the School House, San Francisco, on Thursday, the 23d inst., at 8 o'clock, P. M., to disci'ss the question, and to elect the members ol such a chamber, and board of arbitratieii, if it shall be considered expedient: !V( e |UB, Howard &amp; Co., ;Cr«ss, llob*on if-Co., ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
BUSINESS CARDS. ALTA CALIFORNIA JOB PRINTING OFFICE, Washington St., Portsmouth Square. Plain and Fancy Job I'linting, luch ai— Pamphlets, Laror Potrin, Cataloouu, Bills of Exchanok, Circvuii, Bills of Ladiko, Handbills, Shop Bills Bill Heals, Blank Deeds, WRITINO, Rl'SiraM ADD ADDRESS CARDS, Executed with neatness and despatch. A splendid assortment of Card and large Job Type, just received from New York. 08 tf (libira i Brain, COMMISSION MERCHANTS, irrner Montgomery and Sacramento its., San Francisco. JO*, w. OB MORN, 42 SAMI* MANNA*. DavU &amp; Hlcl»ol«, Auction and Commission Merchants, STOCKTON. References Melius, Howard t CO., 1 p ranei , co Alfred Kobmson, Esq \ aul4 O G. Bell, Stockton. 42 McDonald, Reynolds &amp; Co., Shipping and Co m mis ato n Merchants, .lul l Ki'tti ny street, 'i doors above Sacramento. 42 tiruynoii, Guild A Co., COMMISSION MERCHANTS, corner of SACRAMENTO and MONTGOMERY sts. Reference -Messrs. 8. H. Williams and co., In San Fraiicisco an...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
WM. CORNELL JSWETT. CH«U« «UU»O. I J. JJ. H«rt, AUCTION A XDVOMMISSIONMERC HA NTS,' offi A ''°!" A Z ent -. iam rx£J2&amp; I ™ * i^i^n or rri rr- oM door Having stronged wilh Captain Dring for his store and 11 £ Smith, Bcnlela. entire stock of goods, we respectfully solicit the custom H on * "Ji Washington city. 1 of purchasers and holders ol merchandise. Favorable Messrs. Mierinan and Ruekel, arrangements will be nuide with consignee*, owners Melius, Howard and co, i of veaacla, real estate, 4c., for diapoaaTof the same. i-» i ' j c0 ' 1 Regular sal*. Tuendsys snd Fridays. Due notice of each ... »'• "' , nnd co &gt; will be given. Gold Dual bought aad aold, and remit- „ W. 1. Shernian, U. fc. A., tancea made to the United States and Europe. Consign- J. B. Steinbergor. 42 ■nenta entered at the Custom Houae free or chargc. '■&gt; «1 a Blla , Rtfcr to Oen. P. F. Smith, ) rUCfcj it BllllßCS, w. p^ 2*p„ dUrlne ' ATTORNEYS AND SOLICITORS, Moflat A Co I Office—Lall...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
WHORTACO, lAKKUU, SAN FRANCISCO. CASH CAPITAL IMMM. Office of Diacount and Deposit, corner of Kearney and Washington streets. $150,001) to loan on good securities in San Franrlaro. S. A. W bisht, S. W. ILAIGHT, John Thompson, J.C. L. Wadswobth. o» 1143 K. H. Dimmick. NOTARY PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONER OF DEEDS. PUEBLO, DE SAN JOSE. 0252t*43 COMPTROtEER'SOPPICK, MELLUS, HOWARD &amp; COS Building's, Central Wharf. S. C, Slßßtas, MELLUS, HOWARD «fc GO'S BUILDINGS. 025 8t43 rpHE undersigned haveeatabliahcd honnon for the trana -*■ action of commission business, at Valparaiso, Chili, and San Francisco, Upper California, under the firm of Cross, Hobson *f' co. Alkxanpsb Caoss, c . n_ William Hooraa, *&gt;&lt;•"«*•■ Wm. L. Hobson, , David Thomas, Per 1 William t'soen, (iltujrmr. 45 JOIitOTALLg, surveyor and land agei»t Olllce Dupont street. Several allotments for Bale. San Francisco, March I. 1841. 42 IhfleT CMntoia, Rent £ state Agents and Exchange Brokers, Offlco, Par...
---• ■ – ——-=—=— : —; i Mau MnlUh. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
---• ■ - ——-=—=— : —; i Mass Meeting ALTA CALIFORNIA.! —ft TU -CA—•-«»•- _. &amp;i. - I KiN FRANCISCO, TIITOSDAY«KOV. l, IIM9. - 1 ■» = — — - —■ :i At a meeting of. the Democratic citiccns of,, the town of Sen Francisco, called at Dennison's Exohange, on Thursday Evening, October'. 25th, 1849, On motion of James L. Freaner, Esq. the Hon. JOHN W. GEARY was called to the chair. ' On motion of W. V. Voorhiee, Esq. the follow- 1 ing named gentlemen were then chosen as Vice 1 Presidents: j' Messrs. O. P. SUTTON, Dr. McMillan, E. V. Joyce, Thos. J. Agnew, ' — McVickar, — Merrill, and VV. H. Jones; and t Messrs. Jos. T. Downey. J. Ross Brown, Dan'i. Cronin and John A. McGlynn wore, on motion, appointed Secretaries. immediately after the meeting had been organized, it was ascertained that the room in whiuh it was convened, would not hold one quarter of the people who had assembled to participate in its proceedings. It was therefore moved tliat the meeting adjourn to the Square, in f...
The Mtirdsr t aw at Morktoit. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
THE MURDER CASE AT STOCKTON We have been furnished with a copy of the testimony in the case of the People vs John W. Tracy, indicted for the murder of Denis Mehan, about the ninth of this month. The trail took place at Stockton before the Judege of First Instance on the 16th inst., and occupied the court until the 24th. The facts as they appear from the tesimony are, that Mr. Tracy had some difficulty with a man called "Texas," the day before the unfortunate affair took place, in consequence of which a friend of Texas, named Davis prepared himself with a knife, and rifle, and went on the day in question thus armed into the street in search of Tracy. The friends of Tracy gave him notice of the fact and described the person of Dvis, and advised him to arm himself and leave town. That he prepared him self to take the advice of his friends and went to the place where the deed was committed, the U. S. Hotel, to pay his bill and leave town; that while paying the bill, he was assaulted by ...
[For the Aiu California.] I [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
[For the Aiu California.] I CAPTAIN WM. H. WAKNER. The melancholy fate of this officer has excite* uaiver-! sal iy»|4thjr. Ths cirenmstanees attending hi*death' «R ewy moment enquired for, and m 1 have thiwn from i ibe best authority will iUU ibom for publicatioa in yonr 1 | Warner left Sacramento city, In Aofnst last, I escorted by a strong body of Infantry, for the purpose of ! exploration, but more especially to ascertain whether or I j not the Aerra Nevad% were yama bit by the ordinary t,rade of railways. His course lay up the main ralley of j | the Sacramento, to Deer Creek, where the main escort I i with wagons were left, and the Captain with 30 men ' ; poshed on the Peter Lossen trail to &lt; &gt;rove Lake, near the source of Pitts River, one of the principal affluent* of the Mecramento. Here the emigrant trail crosses the dividing ridge of the mountain by a steep and difficult ascent, i | so that it became necessary to searcn for a better pass. A ; cauipw as ...
I C AN D 1 DATES. F U'u bm raniuMluil •» AmKA.aakAA In [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
CANDIDATES. F U'u bm raniuMluil •» AmKA.aakAA In f LtT We are req waled to announce to the people of 'California, PETER H. BURNETT. hicukiK for • the office of Gowmor, «i the dec-lion to be held on the , 13th November next. I tVWe requested to announce WINFIELD I SCOTT SHERWOOD, to the people of California, as a , i candidate for the office of Governor, at the election to be held on the 13th November next. I IV" We are requested to announce WILLIAM M. j STEUART, to the people of California, as a candidate for the office of Governor, at the election to be held on the 13th November next. i"V" We are requested to announce to the people o California, JOHN McDOUGAL, of Sutti r, aa candidate forlhe office of Lieut. Governor, ut the election to be held | unthe 13th November next. OT We are requoated to announce EDWARD GIL-1 ■T, to the people ot California, as a candidate lor the office of Representative in Congress. ly We are requested to announce to the people of California, RODMAN M. PRI...
| ——W—■^—■— ' PHUILADUTIIIS. I T-. r :t- :>L >i... r >L.. O>..i 1T... [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
| ——W—■^—■— ' PHUILADUTIIIS. I T-. r :t- :&gt;L &gt;i... r &gt;L.. O&gt;..i 1T... I In conformity with the customs of other States audTer-, ' ritories, and in order that the people of California may ; • make a general and public acknowledgement of their gra- • ! titude to the supreme liuler of the universe for his kind ! I and fostering care during the past year, and for the bound- , less blessings which we now enjoy, it is recommended that 1 Thursday, the 2Hh day of November next, be set apart ! and kept a* a day of'thanksgiving and l'raycr. I Given at Monterey, California, this 24th day of Oetoi her, A. I&gt;. 1*49. (Signed,) B. RILEY, Bv't Brig. (leu. U. S. A., and Governor of California. By the Governor, W. H. Halleck, Bv't (.'apt. and Afccretary of &amp;'tate.
PIUHLAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
PIUHLAMA. En conformidad con la costumbre obscrvada p&lt;y otvos Estadosy Territorios, ycon el fin do que cl pueblo de Ca-J lilornia pueda hacer una publica y general manifestaeion I de su gratitud al supremo Keguludor del univcrso p«&gt;r sus j bondado.'o y paternal cuidado durante cl ano que ha transcurrido y por las ilimitattos beudiciones que nos ha Uecbo sentir, so recomicuda que cl Jueves 2J* del proximo Novicmbru de seualcy dediquc para dia de graeiatf y oracion. Dado in Monterey, California, este dia 2-4 de Oetubrc, A. L). 1*49. (Firmado,) B. RILEY, Graduado G'ral de Brigada del ejercito de los E. LI., y Gob. de California. By the Governor, H. W. Halleck, Bv't Captain and Secretary of &amp;'tato. "The Watcimam."—The undersigned proposes to commence, in November proximo, the publication in this city of a newspaper, in quarto form, of eight » pages, to foe called "THE WATCHMAN, devoted t to the interests of Religion, Education, and Gemral L Intelligence...
RECORD OF A TIIIiRMOVIKTEII, [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
RECORD OF A TIIIiRMOVIKTEII, Kept at tiie Office or Una. Turner &amp; C'oit, (Notthem expmure and in the shade.) Wednesday, 24th. Sunday, 28th. 7 o'clock, A. M 50 ® 7 o'clock, a. m 60° 3 44 p. m 56® 3 44 i». m 79° j 7 •« i'. m 50© 7 44 p. m 68® Mean temperature, 52° Mean temperature, 69© j Thursday, 25th. Monday, 29ih. 7 o'clock, a. m 48 c 7 o'clock, a. m 61 c I 3 " p. M 63® I 3 44 p. m 68® I 7 44 p. M 53® j 7 " p. m 62® } Mean temperature, 54 ®66 j Mean temperature, 63®66| Friday, 26th. Tuesday, 30th. 7 o'clock, a. m 54 ® 7 o'clock, a. m 56® 3 " P. M 69® 3 4k p. 67® I 7 •• p. m 56© 7 " p, 56® Mean temperature, 59 ®33 Mean teiu|&gt;eraturc, 59® 66 j Saturday, 27th. Light wind* from the west--7 o'clock, a. m 55© ward have prevailed after 12 3 44 p. m 78° M. daily—occasional fogs in ! 7 ** p. m 66® morning—Tuesday night; Mean temperature, 66® 33 repeated showers oi' rain, i Weekly mean temperature 60 ©77
MAitltlKul [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
MAitltlKul On Thursday evening, Oct. 25, in the Pueblo de San Jose de Guadulupc, by the Rev. Mr. Campbell, Mr. Talbot H. Green, to Mrs. Sarah Montgomery, both of this place. I Htc Cake eaine with the above, and a beautiful and delicious compound of sweets, fruiti and essences it was too. Just so, 44 they say" it i* with married life! Our imp took occasion t« chant 44 Ye banks and braes" of which we could only hear— 44 the Castle of Monitfumcry ; Green be"—but this was enough, and too much lor our weak nerves, and easily excited risihles.
» DILI). [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
» DIED. On board steamer Senator, on her passage from Panama, of Panama fever, Michael BENTLY, of Nashville, Tenn., and N. J. MORRELL, of Strong, Maine. In this city, on Monday evening, 28th Oct., of Dysen tery, W illiam Wallace COOK, late of Newark, N. J.
M AIIIN E J O U U NA L. Port of San Francisco. Thin»«!<•?, ov. 1, INI9. ARKIYKD. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
M AIIIN E J O U U NA L. Port of San Francisco. Thin»«!&lt;•?, \ov. 1, INI9. ARKIYKD. Oct. 26, Am Mary A'tuart, Tuck her, Lahaina. * 4 Ln Joseph Albino, Allen, New Zealand. 27, Am &amp;cuutor, liachc, Panama. 29, Ilaw l'rivatowr. King. Honolulu. " Am Acadian, Cunningham, Hoaton. 44 Am Ocean Bird, ilare, Oregon. " Am Captain Lincoln, Kearney, Muzatlan. " Am Mury Jane, lJiunos, Monterey. 44 Ln I (elicit Ale wart. Franklin, Hongkong. 44 Ln John Dull, Kobinaon, Auckland. 30, Am Sen Kaglc, Hammond, Hoaton. 44 Ham Magdilciia, Afchacht, Hamburgh. 44 Ham Condrad, Harris, Huenots Ayrea. 44 Kn Ilumfovd, Hubert. 31, Am ateaner Unicorn, l'orter, Panama, 177 paagre. Am bg Henry, Roberto. Oregon. I'Jn bk Sjurtin, I'ani?, Lancaster, -10 pangrs. Am bk Hortenttia, Goodafead, Mouterey, 2 paggra. ( h bk l'iana, Linch, Callao. 47 pangr*. • K « ven "« CutUr, C. W. Lawrence, Capt. FraaI lor, 31 days from &amp;indwioh Hand?.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
i Oj. SOL)DON 4. MACGREGOR. CHKO#i ■ and Watch Maker*, from London and Liverpool, hove the honor to inform the community of Nnn Francisco and its vicinity, that they have established themselves in Washington street, Portsmouth square, (adjoining the Custom House,) as Chronometer and Watch Makers. Nautical and surveying instruments repaired and adjusted, chronometers accurately rated, and a guarantee given for the same. Repairs strictly attended to, on the most reasonable terms; chronometers, watches, fce., constantly on wile. 44 tf THE COPARTNERSHIP HERETOfore existing between Wm. A. Kennedy, Drury Shoemake, and Wm. M. Wheeler, under the name of Kennedy &amp; Co., in this city dissolved by mutual consent; the affairs of the firm will be settled by Wm. A. Kennedy &amp; Wm. M. Wheeler. (Signed,) Wm. A KENNEDY. D. SHOEMAKE, WM. M. WHEELER. The business will be continued under the name of Kennedy &amp; Wheeler. A. Kenndy. Wm. M. Wheeler. oct 19, 1849. 44tf CHOICE...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
TO REUBEN CLEAVELAND Oil AS-j-SIGNS.—I hf following dtucribvtl goods, vii., 100 t bop of Hour, 200 half bmjs ol" flour &amp; barrels suit beef, 2 boll* fto. 1 canvas, 8 bat'* Mwuit, I ho* measuring seven | seven-tweiveths feci, having been uncoiled for during my slay in this port. You are hereby notified that unless they are removed from on bosrd the bark Dryad, where | they now lie, they will be foithwith sold lo pay freight | and charges. [44-lt*] S. C. FISHER, Master. CTOR.E &amp; LOT, 22x50, to Let, in rear of the California llouss i apply an lbs premises, in tttliforlia mm. 44-2t*
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 November 1849
Jf£FOR SINGAPORE, via UON&lt; &gt;] | iE*hLU, Otthu, Sandwich Island*; the f i coppered, and cupper tautened British ship \ \t ,'i 450 tons measureme nt, will be dispatched fur tin V ports on or about the sth Nov. next|; fur fn-iulu or •age, having superior accommodations, apply ' , S. H. WILLIAM# It Co i octffl-lt foot ol Calilornia jUBLFOIi VALPARAISO DIKE&lt; i 1, British hark Zealous, Wilson. ni .,,. , Hill sail for the above port on or about the Ist I), r , , next. For freight or passage, having very sii.„ ' , commodations for passengers, apply to the iu ki, 1 board, or to [44tfl STARKEY. J A\in\Ti' "" I^P* 011 SVDNKV, N. ». w M«! HONOLULU, the clip|H'r schooner l S n[ Til rrt apt. Barnes. Ihe Union has exeellmt nccm' modationsfor passengers, and will sail in a fewdavsfreight or passage apply on board, or to r «'3O It STAKKEY. JANIOX &amp; , ■ SHAKOiI Al._ The Mipcrior SGlMast sailing Am ship HELENA will bedisn-tt. i, i lor the above port on the ...